Mesker Park Zoo

Remembering Mesker Amphitheatre in Evansville [Photos]
I believe it was the summer of 1988.  My high school friend Allen Putman had a concert date with Melissa Modlinski.  They were going to Mesker Amphitheatre in Evansville and Allen talked Jill Harris and I to tag along in the back seat.  Jill and I were always up for an adventure (I could tell you st…
I Got To Feed A Rhino! Meet Mechi! [VIDEO]
Thanks to our friends at Mesker Park Zoo in Evansville, several of us DJ's were treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of the park. One of my favorite things we were able to see and do was meet Mechi. She's a 3500 pound rhinoceros at the zoo and we had some major interaction with her! Carsyn was able t…
Mesker Park Zoo to Euthanize Donna the Hippo Today [Video]
This is so sad.  Mesker Park Zoo announced yesterday that "with heavy heart" they have to euthanize Donna the Hippo today.  At 60-plus years-of-age, Donna is the oldest hippopotamus living in captivity.  But, over the last few months, her quality of life has declined siginificantly and Mes…